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Tyldesley, Wigan

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Tyldesley, Wigan

Tyldesley is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England. It occupies an area north of Chat Moss near the foothills of the West Pennine Moors, 7.7 miles east-southeast of Wigan and 8.9 miles west-northwest of the city of Manchester. At the time of the United Kingdom Census 2001, Tyldesley, which includes the outlying areas of Astley, Shakerley, Mosley Common and New Manchester, had a population of 34,000.
Administrative CountyWigan
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7001
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01942
Population34,022 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Tyldesley, Wigan has been known in the past

Tildesley ~ Tillesley

Tyldesley, Wigan in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tildesley, Lancashire. See TYLDESLEY.

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